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The Second Annual

Cell & Molecular Biology Research Symposium

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You are invited to attend research presentations from our graduating CMB students.

  • Session 1: March 24th 4pm-7pm
  • Session 2: March 25th 8:30am-11:30am
  • Session 3: March 25th 12:30pm-3:30pm

Located in Kindschi Hall of Science, Room 1101

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Registration: Lunch will be provided between sessions 2 & 3. If you plan to attend lunch, register here.

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Session 1

Friday, March 24, Session 1

Cell Division

Chair: Aaron Orellana; 4pm – 5:45pm


Anna Barry

Audrey Arbogast

Dallas Rohraff

Zaineb Shatawi

5:45-6pm Break and conversation

Drosophila melanogaster as a model in CMB research

Chair: Brooke Armistead; 6pm-7pm


Hayley Spence

Jon Richards

Session 2

Saturday, March 25, Session 2

Antibiotic Resistance

Chair: Anna Barry; 8:30am – 9:50


Kali Smolen

Jessie Jones

Zack Klamer

9:50am-10:05am Break and conversation

Infectious Diseases

Chair: Kali Smolen; 10:05am-11:20am


Sejad Skokic

Monique Allen

Jared Sweet

11:20am-12:30pm Lunch

Session 3

Saturday, March 25, Session 3

Protein-Protein Interactions

Chair: Audrey Arbogast; 12:30-1:50


Aaron Orellana

Cornelius Scott

Gen Colter

1:50pm-2:05pm Break and conversation

Gene Expression

Chair: Zach Klamer; 2:05-3:20


Brooke Armistead

Trevor Guida

Kayla Lombardo